After hearing lots of favourable reports about new kid on the block The Old Stamphouse in Ambleside, it had to be paid a visit. Our friends Si and Liz had been and given it a glowing report. With a window of opportunity a table was booked.
I visited the Black Swan in Helmsley about 4 years ago on a Sunday is the new Saturday deal. As I was on the mailing list a deal came through and thought why not. Helmsley is a chocolate box village situated 23 miles north of York. Last time I was at the hotel, it was … More Escaping to Yorkshire for the night….